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Newton Parrish News

What is happening at Newton Parrish.

Reading Winners Meet Wildly Important Goals Bookmark

Reading Winners Meet Wildly Important Goals
As a school, we set Wildly Important Goals (WIGs) to help our students grow through the Leader in Me process. Our school wide reading WIG is for each student to read 100 minutes every week. When students meet their weekly goal, they are entered into a quarterly drawing for a $20 gift card to Books a Million. 

Habit 6 Leaders Synergizing Bookmark

Habit 6 Leaders Synergizing

Habit 6 Leaders have SYNERGIZED to earn their way into Mr. Sean's Spotlight!

Fine Arts Festival Art Winners Bookmark

Fine Arts Festival Art Winners
OPS Fine Arts Festival art winners from Newton Parrish won 2nd place in Drawing and 3rd place in Mixed Media.

Wells Fargo Advisors Partner with Kindergarten and Primary 1 Classes Bookmark

Wells Fargo Advisors Partner with Kindergarten and Primary 1 Classes
Wells Fargo Advisors have partnered with Newton Parrish for the past 4 years with a read aloud program and has donated 80 books to our school over that time. Every Spring, they choose 20 books to read aloud to Kindergarten and P1 students and then donated those books to become a part of our classroom libraries. Here is Larry Beisel reading to Mrs. Lewis's P1 students.

Community Partners Read with Students Bookmark

Community Partners Read with Students
Mr. Alex Bryant, from Kentucky Farm Bureau, read to Mrs. Howard's students. He's teaching the students about agriculture through his read aloud. After his read aloud he donated the book to their classroom library. 

3rd Annual PTO Pineapple Ball Bookmark

3rd Annual PTO Pineapple Ball

Our 3rd annual PTO Pineapple Ball was a great success! Students and parents brought in a canned good to donate to a local church's food bank. Students participated in a hula and costume contest and showed off their talents with the limbo. Thank you to DJ Prof G (Chad Gesser) for awesome music and lighting! Our students and parents had a blast. Check out our livestream video on our Newton Parrish Facebook page!

First Graders Visit CMoE Bookmark

First Graders Visit CMoE

P1 students visited the Children's Museum of Evansville Friday, March 24th. There were numerous activities for them to enjoy all day but the wet deck and the duck seemed to be their favorites.

4th Grade Wax Museum Bookmark

4th Grade Wax Museum

4th grade students worked on researching a person who made an impact on our history. The students wrote an informational piece, prepared a display board, speech and costume design. Students presented to an audience of parents, friends, students and teachers. 

Night at the Library Bookmark

Night at the Library

Newton Parrish partnered with Daviess County Public Library for students and families to learn more about what our public library has to offer. Students and parents had the opportunity to enjoy story time, create a craft, register for their own library card and participate in a scavenger hunt. Many students used this opportunity to check out some awesome books.

I Love to Read Day Bookmark

I Love to Read Day

Newton Parrish students celebrated I Love to Read Day by dressing as their favorite book character or red carpet attire. 

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